2015


Dale talks food, energy and transport on Distraction Pieces podcast

Dale talks food, energy & transport on Distraction Pieces podcast

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince sat down for an hour long chat with Scroobius Pip for his Distraction Pieces podcast - covering food, energy, transport & football.


09 December 2015


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Stroud Food Bank Volunteers

Volunteers Make Christmas Hampers For Food Bank

Volunteers from green energy company Ecotricity helped to create hundreds of Christmas hampers this Monday, which will be distributed to families across the region through Stroud Food Bank.


09 December 2015


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Free local delivery from Ecotopia this Christmas

Ecotopia, the ethical online store run by Ecotricity, is offering free local delivery by electric car this Christmas.


09 December 2015


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ecobond three raises almost £19 million

ecobond three raises almost £19 million

Ecotricity has just raised £18.5 million from the third issue of its innovative ecobond concept, and will use the funds to build new green energy projects in Britain. 


02 December 2015


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Skylark submits application for 65MW Upper Sonachan Wind Park

Skylark application for 65MW Upper Sonachan Wind Park

Skylark Energy has submitted a planning application to the Scottish Government for Upper Sonachan Wind Park near Portsonachan in Argyll and Bute.


17 November 2015


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Ecotricity launches new approach to transform small wind sector

Ecotricity launches new approach to transform small wind sector

Ecotricity will launch a groundbreaking new windmill at the European Wind Energy Association conference in Paris this week.


16 November 2015


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A sign showing a chargepoint logo above the words 'Ecotricity' and 'Top-up zone'.

Put EVs on the Map: Nissan and Ecotricity call for charging point road signs

Nissan and Ecotricity call on the UK government to introduce official road signage for the UK’s growing number of standard and rapid EV charging points.


02 November 2015


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Ecotricity pushing hybrid energy park concept

Ecotricity pushing hybrid energy park concept

Ecotricity, Britain’s leading green energy company, has today announced plans to build three new hybrid renewable energy parks.


23 October 2015


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ecobond three to offer up to 6 per cent to investors

ecobond three to offer up to 6 per cent to investors

Britain’s leading green energy company Ecotricity has launched a third bond as it looks to raise up to £25 million to assist in building more green energy projects in Britain.


19 October 2015


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Sumatran Orangutan Society sparks up partnership with Ecotricity

Sumatran Orangutan Society sparks up partnership with Ecotricity

SOS and Ecotricity are joining forces to help the conservation charity continue its fight to protect the critically endangered Sumatran orangutan and its habitat.


25 September 2015


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Ecotricity announces third Green Gasmill

Ecotricity announces third Green Gasmill

Ecotricity has announced it is to develop a third Green Gasmill a new green energy site in Somerset that will generate enough green gas from grass to power up to 2,500 homes.


27 August 2015


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College to train Britain’s renewables workforce as Green Gas plans revealed

UK college to train renewables workforce as Green Gas plans revealed

Announced today, Ecotricity plans to build a new Green Gas Mill at Sparsholt College, Hampshire.


20 August 2015


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Eco Park nature reserve plan to create wetland and improve biodiversity

Eco Park nature reserve plan to create wetland and improve biodiversity

Ecotricity have outlined plans to create a nature reserve on their proposed ‘Eco Park’ development, in partnership with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.


05 August 2015


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Young ‘Green Britons’ to stage WOMAD debate

Four inspiring secondary school students will appear on stage at the WOMAD festival (Sunday 26th July) to debate Britain’s most pressing environmental challenges after being named the inaugural ‘Young Green Briton’s of the Year’.


21 July 2015


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Ecotricity announces 100 acre green tech and sports centre in Gloucestershire

Ecotricity announces 100 acre green tech and sports centre

Ecotricity has today unveiled plans to develop a 100 acre sports & green technology centre, dubbed ‘Eco Park’. The development could create up to 4,000 new jobs.


17 July 2015


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CMA investigation “needs to target price gouging”

CMA investigation “needs to target price gouging”

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince comments on the Competition and Markets Authority findings, arguing that the government and regulators need to go further to rid the energy industry of its long standing problems.


07 July 2015


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Government double standards & dishonesty with onshore wind

Government double standards & dishonesty with onshore wind

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince says Government moves to end financial support for onshore wind represents “glaring double standard” when compared to other forms of energy such as nuclear and fracking.


19 June 2015


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Charging an electric car.

Electric cars: charging network reaches from Land’s End to John O’ Groats

The Electric Highway, today announced that it is to stretch from Land’s End to John O’Groats within weeks, and revealed that it’s now delivering a million miles of emission free driving every month.


17 June 2015


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Husky-hugging Conservatives show their true colours

Husky-hugging Conservatives show their true colours

Ecotricity has launched a short film mocking the outgoing PM David Cameron’s environmental record, highlighting his various green stunts & promises at the last election to lead the ‘greenest Government ever’.


20 April 2015


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Ecotricity to host ‘green debate’ at Wychwood Festival

Ecotricity to host ‘green debate’ at Wychwood Festival

Ecotricity will hold a debate on how to ensure Britain’s future will be “green” as the Gloucestershire-based energy company host a stage at this year’s Wychwood Festival.


16 April 2015


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Ecotricity announces funding evolution with Aviva Investor financing

Ecotricity announces funding evolution with Aviva Investor financing

Ecotricity has announced a £70 million refinancing deal for its green energy portfolio from leading British institutional investor Aviva Investors.


27 March 2015


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Ecotricity joins forces with Wychwood and WOMAD

Ecotricity joins forces with Wychwood and WOMAD

Partnering with 2 West Country festivals this summer; hosting 'Ecotricity Big Top' at Wychwood + a WOMAD stage 'Ecotricity in the Arboretum'.


02 March 2015


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Ecotricity backs 'Green Labour'

Ecotricity backs 'Green Labour'

Britain’s leading green energy company, Ecotricity, is donating £250,000 to the Labour Party’s election campaign.


10 February 2015


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Ecotricity #1 energy company in Which? customer survey

Ecotricity #1 energy company in Which? customer survey

Ecotricity secure first place in the 2015 Energy Customer Satisfaction Survey conducted by consumer champion Which?.


22 January 2015


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Ecotricity to cut gas bills by 6.1%

Ecotricity to cut gas bills by 6.1%

Ecotricity has announced it will cut gas bills by 6.1% – the biggest cut in the industry – following recent falls in the wholesale gas price.


21 January 2015


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Ecotricity doubles in size, 2 million Britons dump the Big Six

Ecotricity doubles in size, 2 million Britons dump the Big Six

Ecotricity, the world’s first green energy company, began the New Year celebrating its 150,000th customer - having doubled in size in just a year.


12 January 2015


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